Chapter 1 Quiz 4

Chapter 1 Quiz 4



1. If asked, Socrates would have identified himself as a sophist. True
False



2. The sophists, being skeptics, believed which of the following? a. Though facts do exist, it is much easier to persuade people to believe opinions.
b. Objective truth does not exist.
c. One can determine objective truth only by careful scientific study of nature.
d. Objective truth exists but it is almost impossible to determine what this truth is.



3. Which of the following did Socrates believe was the most deadly disease of the human soul? a. Ambition.
b. Stupidity.
c. Ignorance
d. Pride.



4. Which of the following statements is self-referentially inconsistent? a. A bachelor is a married male.
b. God determines everything that happens though human beings have free will.
c. A bachelor is an unmarried male.
d. All opinions are false.



5. Which of the following is the conclusion of this argument, Mars has no water, extreme temperatures, and a very minimal atmosphere. Thus, it is very unlikely that it supports life. a. Mars probably does not support life.
b. Mars has a minimal atmosphere.
c. Mars has no water.
d. Mars has extreme temperatures.



6. Which of the following is not a premise indicator? a. Thus.
b. Since.
c. Because.
d. Given that.

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